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Uncertainty and the BOJ make Yen stronger

News by Allie Longford on 02:27 EST January 31, 2017
The yen strengthened against the dollar and euro on Tuesday, in the face of the U.S. P protectionist steps and jitters over the Bank of Japan’s future policy stance.

Japan retail sales dissapoint

News by Newsroom on 23:56 EST January 29, 2017
Retail sales rose 0.6 percent in December from a year earlier but well below the median market forecast for a 1.5 percent increase.

Japan jobless rate falls to 3 per cent

News by Newsroom on 20:05 EST Octuber 27, 2016
Data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications revealed on Friday that Japan's jobless rate fell and the availability of jobs improved in September.

Japan industrial output rises less than expected

News by Newsroom on 01:46 EST Octuber 17, 2016
Japan's industrial production grew less than initially estimated in August the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Monday.

Japan's retail sales decline for first time in three months

News by Newsroom on 20:43 EST September 28, 2016
Japan's retail sales fell more than expected in August making this the sixth straight month of annual declines due to falling sales of clothes and home appliances.

Yen gains after Kuroda sticks to negative rate narrative

News by Newsroom on 09:10 EST September 26, 2016
The yen started the trading week strong on Monday in the face of more reassurance by the Bank of Japan to do everything necessary to get inflation back on the rise, including cutting interest rates further into negative territory.

Bank of Japan to continue stimulus

News by Newsroom on 23:48 EST July 28, 2016
The Bank of Japan will continue with its stimulus of the Japanese economy but it does not cut deposit rates already in negative territory.

Yen biggest 2-day drop in two years on further stimulus hints

News by Newsroom on 00:59 EST July 13, 2016
The yen slid in its biggest two-day drop against the dollar since November 2014 as investors wait for details of the stimulus package advanced by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

USDJPY Technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 02:50 EST June 10, 2016
The Japanese yen is showing strength for almost a year now.

Japanese GDP remains slugghish

News by Newsroom on 19:51 EST June 07, 2016
Japanese GDP for Q1 remain at 0.5% just a dash above the previous quarter and inline with the analysts expectation.

Yen strength on BOJ Sato comments

News by Newsroom on 21:59 EST June 01, 2016
Bank of Japan Sato leaves some gloomy headlines on Thursday morning.

The Greek vote on the currency markets

News by Newsroom on 16:43 EST July 05, 2015
With Greeks voting "OXI" to the latest proposal from its creditors forex markets open in Asia with the Japanese yen returning to its historical role as a safe heaven.

Strongest and weakest currencies this week

News by Newsroom on 19:05 EST June 11, 2015
The most dramatic currency moves this week originated from central banks activities.

BoJ resucitates the Japanese yen

News by Newsroom on 00:47 EST June 10, 2015
The Japanese Yen strengthened this Wednesday more than 0.7% versus the US dollar after Bank of Japan's Governor Kuroda said it's unlikely for the USDJPY exchange rate to fall further.

USDJPY technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 06:27 EST May 28, 2015
USDJPY has resumed the uptrend after relevant moving averages on the weekly chart caught up with price and became, once again, support for the blasting pair.

Japan GDP better than expected

News by Newsroom on 20:04 EST May 19, 2015
Japanese GDP grew by by 0.6% in the first quarter, better than the 0.4% expected by analysts and better than that for the previous quarter at 0.4%.

Technical analysis: USDJPY trend is up

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 21:03 EST April 12, 2015
USDJPY remains on a clear uptrend.

USDJPY technical analysis - The bias is neutral

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 06:00 EST February 05, 2015
As covered on our technical analysis for previous weeks this pair appeared overbought in all time frames and was due for a correction or at least a period of consolidation.

Monthly USDJPY chart warns of potential for sharp reversal

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 08:37 EST January 12, 2015
The USDJPY monthly chart shows RSI at unseen levels for at least 35 years.

Japanese yen back to normal

News by Newsroom on 07:12 EST January 12, 2015
USDJPY is leading the table on the forex premier league this morning both because of the general strength of the buck and the weakness of the Asian currency.

USDJPY overextended in all time frames

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 20:18 EST December 07, 2014
USDJPY broke above 120 last week.

US dollar back on its feet

News by Newsroom on 05:53 EST December 02, 2014
After a rocky start of the week it is back to business as usual for the dollar.

USDJPY, the trend is up but it is not the right time to buy

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 20:56 EST November 25, 2014
USDJPY has made aggressive advancements over the course of the second half of this year.

Japanese yen gets a breather

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 03:44 EST November 21, 2014
We reported yesterday how the asian currency was getting clobbered from all directions.

Abenomics fails

News by Allie Longford on 20:45 EST November 16, 2014
Last year, newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe embarked his country into yet another Keynesian experiment consisting in flooding the monetary system with cheap money, debasing the currency and starting government funded mega projects paid for with some of those newly electronically printed yens.

USDJPY technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 10:33 EST November 11, 2014
USDJPY is setting a new multi year high today.

How to crush a currency, BoJ edition

News by Allie Longford on 06:07 EST Octuber 31, 2014
The Bank of Japan announced earlier this morning additional measures to its ongoing expansionary policies.

USDJPY technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 12:17 EST Octuber 14, 2014
USDJPY has declined about 3 yen from its multi year high on the first of October when it reached 110.08.

Japanese yen, the King this morning

News by Newsroom on 07:36 EST Octuber 07, 2014
The otherwise weak yen is strong this morning against the Aussie dollar, the euro, the British pound but, above all against the US dollar on the back of the BOJ press conference a few hours ago.

Don't oppose the beast

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 14:53 EST September 18, 2014
USDJPY is making big advances in a very short period of time.


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